Nazirul playing for Malaysia in 2017
|Full name||Nazirul Naim bin Che Hashim|
|Date of birth||6 April 1993|
|Place of birth||Perak, Malaysia|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2007–2009||Bukit Jalil Sports School|
|2010–2011||Harimau Muda B||16||(0)|
|2011–2012||Harimau Muda A||31||(0)|
|2014–2015||Harimau Muda A||35||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:15, 28 July 2018 (MYT)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:00, 11 December 2018 (MYT)
Born in Kuala Kangsar, Nazirul has earned an early education at Clifford Secondary School in Kuala Kangsar before he furthered his study in Bukit Jalil Sports School and began his football career there. Nazirul later progressed through the national youth set-up in Harimau Muda B and Harimau Muda A.
Born and raised in Kampung Sayong Lembah, Kuala Kangsar, Nazirul was absorbed into the Harimau Muda B programme squad when he was 17 years old. They were competing in the Malaysia Premier League. Earlier he was part of the Bukit Jalil Sports School team who has won the President Cup in 2010.
The following year Nazirul started playing for Harimau Muda A. They were competing in the Malaysia Super League as he made 14 league appearances during his season debut. In 2012, the team joined Singaporean S.League. Nazirul made 17 appearances in the 2012 S.League season.
On 25 March 2013, Nazirul signed a one-year contract with Japan Football League club F.C. Ryūkyū after a 2-week trial. Nazirul's contract with the club has been terminated pre-matured due to plagued by injury, without playing any official matches, he returned to Harimau Muda A.
On 2 December 2015, it has been announced that Nazirul signed a contract with Malaysia Super League side Perak from Harimau Muda after the program was disbanded by Football Association of Malaysia on November.
- As of 27 October 2018
|Harimau Muda B||2010||Malaysia Premier League||?||?||?||?||–||?||?|
|Harimau Muda A||2011||Malaysia Super League||14||0||?||?||–||14||0|
|FC Ryukyu||2013||Japan Football League||0||0||0||0||0||0||–||0||0|
|Harimau Muda A||2014||NPL Queensland||10||0||0||0||0||0||–||10||0|
|Perak||2016||Malaysia Super League||15||1||3||0||?||?||–||18||1|
|2017||Malaysia Super League||20||0||1||0||9||0||–||30||0|
|2018||Malaysia Super League||21||1||4||0||10||0||–||35||1|
- As of 11 December 2018
Nazirul was married to a part-time model, Nor Wahila Ali Tarmizi on 18 September 2016.
- Perak TBG
- "Nazirul Naim profile". Football Malaysia. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
- Nazirul Naim - Eurosport Asia https://asia.eurosport.com/football/nazirul-naim_prs306272/person.shtml
- "Leftback Nazirul wants to keep place in national team". The Star Malaysia. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- "Perak, Sarawak, Faiz jadi tumpuan". Utusan Malaysia. 20 February 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- "Biodata Nazirul Naim Che Hashim". Blogger Bola Malaysia. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- Kenali kapten skuad bawah-23 tahun kita, Naim http://www.fam.org.my/news/kenali-kapten-skuad-bawah-23-tahun-kita-naim
- FC Ryuku: Wan Zack Ikat Kontrak Dua Tahun, Naim Setahun http://www.mstar.com.my/sukan/bola-sepak/2013/03/25/fc-ryuku-wan-zack-ikat-kontrak-dua-tahun-naim-setahun/
- Mengikut Media Jepun Inilah Sebab Sebenar Wan Zack Meninggalkan FC Ryukyu https://semuanyabola.com/mengikut-media-jepun-inilah-sebab-sebenar-wan-zack-meninggalkan-fc-ryukyu
- "【お知らせ】マレーシアU-23代表選手２名（ワンザック・ナイム）ＦＣ琉球へ入団". FC Ryukyu Official. 31 March 2013. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2012.
- ‘Pisang tak akan berbuah dua kali’ https://peraktoday.com.my/2013/03/pisang-tak-akan-berbuah-dua-kali/
- Nazirul masih terkejut http://www.sinarharian.com.my/nasional/nazirul-masih-terkejut-1.139804
- FC Ryukyu mahu ambil lebih ramai pemain Malaysia http://www.astroawani.com/berita-sukan/fc-ryukyu-mahu-ambil-lebih-ramai-pemain-malaysia-26377
- Confirmed: Perak FA unveil official squad for 2016 https://www.fourthofficial.com/2015/25421/confirmed-perak-fa-unveil-official-squad-for-2016
- Perak vs. Kelantan - 13 February 2016 https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2016/02/13/malaysia/super-league/perak/kelantan-fc/2192254
- "Malaysia extend winless run after draw with Bangladesh". New Straits Times. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- Persahabatan Malaysia 0—0 Bangladesh http://www.fam.org.my/news/persahabatan-malaysia-0-0-bangladesh
- Nazirul Naim at Soccerway
- "Che Hashim, Nazirul Naim". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
- Nazirul Naim akhiri zaman bujang http://www.utusan.com.my/berita/nasional/nazirul-naim-akhiri-zaman-bujang-1.384463
- Nazirul Naim at Soccerway
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